The overturning of a building permit for the Uplace shopping and leisure complex is the “ultimate death-blow” for the project, according to opponents.
A beer developed by the Brussels Beer project in 2015 has caused a controversy in New Zealand.
Nearly 11,000 retailers will take part in the second “Customer’s weekend” this Saturday and Sunday (6 and 7 October).
The Borealis chemical group is investing nearly one billion euros in Antwerp, L’Echo and De Tijd reported on Saturday. 

ULB launches 20 million fund for its spin-offs

Saturday, 06 October 2018 16:41
The fourth edition of Theodorus fund in support of spin-offs from Free University of Brussels will be granted nearly 20 million, L’Écho reports on Saturday.
Consumer organisation Test-Achats has once again clashed with low-cost airline Ryanair, over new customer conditions imposed by the airline which would disallow customers to bring a complaint under Belgian law.In the small print of the customer agreement, Ryanair makes it clear that legal complaints – for example in the case…
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena has found a buyer for its Belgian branch, the bank announced on Friday.

Massive chemical leak in Tessenderlo

Thursday, 04 October 2018 12:14
A major chemical leak following an explosion at the factory of Vynova in Tessenderlo is no longer a threat to the public, the local authority said – despite the factory being evacuated and the disaster plan being triggered.
Authorities, universities and businesses in Flanders on Monday signed a collaboration agreement in the Port of Antwerp to develop energy-independent vehicles in the region.
Shurgard, European leader in self-storage, announced Monday the conditions of its entry into the Brussels Stock Exchange.